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Is there a better DVD player for OS X?

 
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Bud Bray
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 8:56 pm    Post subject: Is there a better DVD player for OS X? Reply with quote

OS X DVD Player SUCKS! There HAS to be SOMETHING better. I'm spoiled by POWER DVD on the PC. And VLC is pretty bad too.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2005 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should be able to play DVDs using Quicktime and DiVX, possibly WMP.

Maybe it'd help instead of saying DVDPLayer = teh Suxx0r you say what you don't like about it. Maybe there are solutions to your problems besides switching programs.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2005 2:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Susurrus wrote:
You should be able to play DVDs using Quicktime and DiVX, possibly WMP.



Hello,

I was reading about DivX and saw that DivX version 5 doesnt work properly with Tiger.

Apparently it has issues and should be avoided until DivX 6 comes out.
(i dont think its out yet)
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2005 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Susurrus wrote:
You should be able to play DVDs using Quicktime and DiVX, possibly WMP.

Maybe it'd help instead of saying DVDPLayer = teh Suxx0r you say what you don't like about it. Maybe there are solutions to your problems besides switching programs.


OK, I have the 64 meg vid memory & just upgraded to 1 gig ram and DVD playback is VERY jaggy. I'm playing on a 17" monitor at 1024x768 and the picture from a ORIGINAL disk (Star Wars II) shouldn 't be so rough. The edge detail of a lot of scenes instead of sharp, crisp is a smeared streaked line. I think it's called anti-aliasing? There are few adjustments available in DVD Player. MPlayer requires the DVD file to be on the harddrive to ply (or at least that's the ONLY way I can get it to work). Like I said, i've been spoiled by Power DVD with the incredible picture adjustments and choice of audio formats (DD, DTS).
I LOVE my MINI, i'd just like to get a good DVD playback software (or one that works well for me).
END of RANT! *grin*
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